Towards the end of last year, Khamari released his new single “Doctor, My Eyes,” which found him in an introspective space as he documented the weight of feeling too much and losing self-awareness. Today, the Los Angeles based, Dorchester raised songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist artist shares the music video to accompany the deeply personal single.
“Doctor, My Eyes” received praise from Billboard, Ones To Watch, Early Rising, Sparky WTF and more. Lyrical Lemonade called Khamari “one of the most promising acts to come out of the pandemic” and This Song Is Sick compared his vocals to Frank Ocean and Leon Bridges, adding “everything about this song is flawless… his harmonies on the bridge are straight-up otherworldly.”
A multifaceted artist, Khamari grew up in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, MA. Skilled as a vocalist, pianist, and guitarist, and growing up playing instruments ranging from the French horn to the violin, he left Berklee School of Music in 2017 to become a musician full time. Khamari’s music is distilled from influences ranging as wide as The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Sly Stone, Frank Ocean, Kid Cudi and Mac Miller.
In 2019, Khamari released his debut EP Eldorado which took listeners on a journey through his inner struggles, his relationship issues, and honest vision for himself as an artist. This introduction was met with abundant praise, landing the cover of Fresh Finds on Spotify, additional playlisting on Apple Music FEELS, Amazon’s The New Black and Breakthrough R&B, and as cover artist for Tidal’s Pop: Rising. Pigeons & Planes named Khamari a Best New Artist for the month of December 2020, stating that Eldorado “allows you to disengage from the world around you and pulls you into his own personal but relatable stories.”
His next step is to continue the hunt for the intersection of timeless musicality and contemporary style, all without losing the honest accessibility which made him relatable from the start.